Gerald White Muscatine, IA
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From: Ken & Karla Kinstler <>
To: Nature Recordists <>
Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2006 5:57:38 PM
Subject: [Nature Recordists] Re: Looking for GHOW vocalizations?
Frankly, I'm a bit concerned about GHO populations myself. I haven't heard =
any young last year or this year at our place, and we're on a territorial b=
oundary. I dealt with 5 GHOs in August, 2 with West Nile Virus, and the oth=
er 3 likley had WNV that led to other injuries/death. One of the WNV victim=
s was one of my study owls. It's been nearly two months now and her widower=
has yet to be heard hooting with another female.... I hope there's someone=
out there for him!
19268 Perkins Valley Dr
Houston, MN 55943
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--- In naturerecordists@ yahoogroups. com, "Ken & Karla Kinstler"
< .> wrote:
> Yep, I'm the one looking for the Great Horned Owl
> This time of year the young are dispersing, so all the adults are
starting to proclaim their territories to keep the newbies out. Once
it gets cooler (at least in Minnesota!) it's easier to get good
recordings since the insects aren't talking anymore.
> Karla Kinstler
It isn't easier as I am seeing a lot less BHO's over the last three
years most everywhere in the Midwest territory. I did get a hair
raise fly over at pre-dawn in Duluth a week or so ago. Time to spend
some time on the achive to get you some more recordings and find time
to visit your bird and you in person. Sorry time hasn't allowed yet.
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